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  • Belcher, Angela M.; Matsudaira, Paul T.; Lauffenburger, Douglas A. (2006-06)
    Designed as a freshmen seminar course, faculty from various School of Engineering departments describe the research and educational opportunities specific to and offered by their departments. Background lectures by the ...
  • Zhang, Shuguang, Dr. (2005-12)
    Basic molecular structural principles of biological materials. Molecular structures of various materials of biological origin, including collagen, silk, bone, protein adhesives, GFP, self-assembling peptides. Molecular ...
  • Dewey, C. Forbes (Clarence Forbes) (2005-06)
    The objective of this subject is to teach the design of contemporary information systems for biological and medical data. These data are growing at a prodigious rate, and new information systems are required. This subject ...
  • Thilly, William G. (2005-06)
    This course presents a unique and challenging perspective on the causes of human disease and mortality. The course focuses on analyses of major causes of mortality in the US since 1900: cancer cardiovascular and cerebrovascular ...
  • Matsudaira, Paul T.; Belcher, Angela M.; Grodzinsky, Alan J. (2005-06)
    Designed as a freshmen seminar course, faculty from various School of Engineering departments describe the research and educational opportunities specific to and offered by their departments. Background lectures by the ...
  • Sherley, James L.; Tannenbaum, Steven R., 1937-; Green, Laura C. (2005-06)
    This course addresses the challenges of defining a relationship between exposure to environmental chemicals and human disease. Course topics include epidemiological approaches to understanding disease causation; biostatistical ...
  • Schauer, David (2005-06)
    This courses focuses on the fundamentals of tissue and organ response to injury from a molecular and cellular perspective. There is a special emphasis on disease states that bridge infection, inflammation, immunity, and ...
  • Essigmann, John; Sasisekharan, Ram (2004-12)
    This class analyzes complex biological processes from the molecular, cellular, extracellular, and organ levels of hierarchy. Emphasis is placed on the basic biochemical and biophysical principles that govern these processes. ...
  • Wittrup, K. Dane; Tidor, Bruce (2004-12)
    This subject deals primarily with kinetic and equilibrium mathematical models of biomolecular interactions, as well as the application of these quantitative analyses to biological problems across a wide range of levels of ...
  • Grodzinsky, Alan J.; Lauffenburger, Douglas A. (2004-12)
    This course covers the following topics: conduction, diffusion, convection in electrolytes; fields in heterogeneous media; electrical double layers; Maxwell stress tensor and electrical forces in physiological systems; and ...
  • Hamad-Schifferli, Kimberly; Griffith, Linda G. (2004-06)
    This course provides an introduction to the physical chemistry of biological systems. Topics include: connection of macroscopic thermodynamic properties to microscopic molecular properties using statistical mechanics, ...
  • Spector, Myron; Yannas, Ioannis V. (2003-12)
    Principles of materials science and cell biology underlying the design of medical implants, artificial organs, and matrices for tissue engineering. Methods for biomaterials surface characterization and analysis of protein ...
  • Irvine, Darrell J. (2003-06)
    Analysis and design at a molecular scale of materials used in contact with biological systems, including biotechnology and biomedical engineering. Topics include molecular interactions between bio- and synthetic molecules ...
  • Kamm, Roger D.; Grodzinsky, Alan J.; Doyle, Patrick S.; Jonas, Maxine (2003-06)
    This course develops and applies scaling laws and the methods of continuum mechanics to biomechanical phenomena over a range of length scales. Topics include: structure of tissues and the molecular basis for macroscopic ...
  • Freeman, Dennis M.; Weiss, Thomas Fischer; Poe, Mya (2002-12)
    Principles of mass transport and electrical signal generation for biological membranes, cells, and tissues. Mass transport through membranes: diffusion, osmosis, chemically mediated, and active transport. Electric properties ...
  • Zhang, Shuguang, Dr. (2002-12)
    Basic molecular structural principles of biological materials. Molecular structures of various materials of biological origin, including collagen, silk, bone, protein adhesives, GFP, self-assembling peptides. Molecular ...
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